Category Archives: Tutorials

Cable Look-Alike

By Tabetha Hedrick I recently discovered a super-fun stitch that is perfect for any number of projects, especially pieces that need a good dose of firmness, texture, and depth. It is so unique, in fact, that I haven’t been able … Continue reading


2 Mittens, 2 Hours!

If you’re looking for some instant gratification, and you’ve got only a couple of hours to spare, you’ll love making the 2-Hour Mittens, featured in the Winter 2012 issue of Creative Knitting magazine. These mittens are made using a super-chunky yarn that … Continue reading

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Make It Merry & Mitered

  At this time of the year, I love making miniature “knitted quilts” with mitered squares. Used as a pot holder, it’s a quick project and makes a great gift. This blog post is meant to give you a “recipe” … Continue reading


The Faux Round Swatch

By Tabetha Hedrick Most of us love a good circular, seamless project, and the very idea of socks, hats, top-down raglans or circular yokes brings us a joy that is virtually palpable. Well, except the little gauge swatching part (because … Continue reading


Crazy for Cables (but not the cable needle)

By Carri Hammett Before I attained my current cable mojo I avoided making projects with too many cables. Don’t get me wrong, I love cables—I even wrote a book about cables. It’s the cable needle I have a problem with. … Continue reading